Tag: coroner

#APNewsbreak: Coroner: Calif. festival gunman killed self

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The gunman in the deadly Northern California festival shooting killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner’s office that contradicts earlier police accounts that officers fired the fatal shot. Santino William Legan, 19, shot and killed three people— including two children — Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic…

Quebec coroner says Jehovah’s Witnesses had right to refuse blood transfusions

By Sidhartha BanerjeeThe Canadian Press Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 MONTREAL—Anyone has the right to refuse a blood transfusion, even if it means certain death, says a Quebec coroner who studied the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two Jehovah’s Witnesses who had recently given birth. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe ingesting blood goes against their beliefs and that…